Coronavirus in USA: Case updates

Coronavirus is a type of zoonotic virus and can affect both animals and human beings. In December 2019, the first Coronavirus outbreak was reported in Wuhan, China. On 7th January 2020, Chinese health authorities declared that the outbreak of the respiratory condition had an association with a novel coronavirus, 2019-nCoV. The disease has now spread to over 215 countries with 44,264,538 confirmed cases.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease symptoms include fatigue, fever, general malaise, and dry cough. But apart from these general symptoms of coronavirus infection, other symptoms are individual patient-specific. Some Coronavirus affected patients have complaints of body ache, nasal congestion, sore throat, runny nose, and diarrhea. All these symptoms do not appear simultaneously, but at the initial stage, the mild symptoms appear, and gradually the condition become worsens. It can take up to 14 days for symptoms to appear.

The most recent update on coronavirus cases in USA | HealthSoul

State Confirmed Cases Deaths Recovered Active Cases
Total 9,037,878 232081 5877964 2927833
Alabama 186,437 2,892 74,439 109,106
Alaska 13,742 70 6,370 7,302
Arizona 240,122 5,891 40,169 194,062
Arkansas 107,679 1,857 96,322 9,500
California 916,737 17,478 471,578 427,681
Colorado 98,733 2,236 43,914 52,583
Connecticut 68,637 4,595 44,719 19,323
Delaware 24,249 686 12,846 10,717
District of Columbia 16,906 644 13,215 3,047
Florida 786,311 16,510 548,871 220,930
Federal Prisons 19,567 131 16,560 2,876
Georgia 353,372 7,844 190,279 155,249
Guam 4,418 75 2,611 1,732
Hawaii 14,773 215 11,523 3,035
Idaho 60,923 585 28,553 31,785
Illinois 387,698 9,838 272,185 105,675
Indiana 166,564 4,194 116,834 45,536
Iowa 117,908 1,662 89,509 26,737
Kansas 80,409 985 61,095 18,329
Kentucky 99,637 1,428 18,045 80,164
Louisiana 180,991 5,872 165,282 9,837
Maine 6,311 146 5,399 766
Maryland 141,741 4,108 8,099 129,534
Massachusetts 153,037 9,888 122,856 20,293
Michigan 182,344 7,585 114,939 59,820
Minnesota 137,536 2,421 122,100 13,015
Mississippi 116,617 3,283 101,385 11,949
Missouri 181,169 2,971 46,153 132,045
Montana 29,346 305 18,981 10,060
Nebraska 64,499 603 42,245 21,651
Nevada 96,908 1,756 70,421 24,731
New Hampshire 10,531 475 8,989 1,067
Northern Mariana Islands 92 2 29 61
New Jersey 236,110 16,439 180,071 39,600
New Mexico 43,169 980 21,063 21,126
New York 535,120 33,600 416,861 84,659
North Carolina 263,883 4,211 231,611 28,061
North Dakota 39,130 476 32,339 6,315
Navajo Nation 11,362 574 7,497 3,291
Ohio 202,839 5,290 161,704 35,845
Oklahoma 118,409 1,273 101,656 15,480
Oregon 42,808 664 5,901 36,243
Pennsylvania 203,521 8,768 152,803 41,950
Puerto Rico 63,497 808 2,267 60,422
Rhode Island 31,445 1,188 2,672 27,585
South Carolina 172,579 3,842 87,893 80,844
South Dakota 40,730 375 29,167 11,188
Tennessee 251,774 3,207 222,348 26,219
Texas 927,518 18,192 779,757 129,569
US Virgin Islands 1,351 21 1308 22
Utah 107,228 578 78,946 27,704
US Military 80,100 104 53,667 26,329
Vermont 2,113 58 1,766 289
Virginia 175,409 3,600 19,702 152,107
Veteran Affairs 73,378 3,901 63,411 6,066
Washington state 107,638 2,340 50,027 55,271
West Virginia 22,706 432 17,846 4,428
Wisconsin 206,311 1,852 161,260 43,199
Wyoming 11,806 77 7,906 3,823

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What are the Preventive Measures to Reduce the Spread of Coronavirus from person to person?

As the disease is spreading the preventive measures are very important. According to WHO, one should follow preventive measures

  1. Avoid air travel unless an emergency.
  2. Avoid public gathering.
  3. Hand Washing using the correct 20-seconds technique.
  4. Use of hand Sanitizers
  5. Maintain 1m or 3ft distance between yourself and a person who is sneezing or coughing.
  6. Stay home if you are not feeling well and contact your doctor.

WHO recommendations for people who have recently visited (last 14 days) or had exposure to areas where Coronavirus is spreading.

  1. If any symptoms of cough, headache, fever, runny nose: Self isolate by staying at home
  2. Avoid contact with others to reduce transmission.
  3. Use face masks if needed
  4. Call your doctor to inform you about your symptoms and your travel/exposure. They can direct you to the testing facility.

Who Should be Tested for Coronavirus?

People who have respiratory symptoms like cough, fever and live in areas where Coronavirus cases have been detected. According to CDC, any person who have had close contact with a laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 patient within 14 days of symptom onset, or a history of travel from affected geographic areas(see below) within 14 days of symptom onset.